Thinking about starting college? Here’s how to apply to BCCC

Published 7:06 pm Saturday, June 16, 2012

Are you thinking about pursuing a college degree or just taking a few courses? Here are the steps to enrolling at Beaufort County Community College:

  •  Complete an application for admission and return it to the BCCC Admissions Office in Building 9 on the college campus. You may submit this application online at or by mail at BCCC Admissions Office, P.O. Box 1069, Washington, N.C. 27889. Applications are also available in the Admissions Office in Building 9.
  •  If you are pursuing a degree from BCCC, you must have all required admission documents on file in the Admissions Office. These include a completed application for admission, an official high school transcript or GED scores and college transcripts, if applicable. Students may be required to supply the Admissions Office with the appropriate course descriptions or college catalogs.
  • Students applying for financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid available on the Internet at To ensure availability of funds, admission files must be completed three weeks before registration.
  • Placement testing is mandatory for all students taking curriculum courses with a developmental prerequisite. Proof of completed college courses in math and English may be substituted for portions of the College Placement Test and students may waive testing if they have taken the SAT or ACT within the last five years and obtained satisfactory scores as listed in BCCC’s online catalog. Prospective students may call the Admissions Office at 252-940-6237 to make an appointment to take the CPT. Note: It is important to prepare for the CPT since your scores will determine your placement into either college or preparatory course work. A CPT study guide is available online at After taking the CPT you will receive your test results and be assigned an academic advisor.

For more information about applying for admission to BCCC, visit the college website at or contact the Admissions Office at 252-940-6237.